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Committee for Nonviolent Action Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-017
Overview CNVA was one of the first American peace groups to focus on nonviolentdirect action including civil disobedience. Its purpose of organizing imaginative and dramatic protest demonstrations on both land and sea attracted radical pacifists and called the attention of the American public to the atrocities of nuclear warfare. CNVA's first protest action was a vigil held outside the atomic weapons test grounds in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 1957. In the second half of its existence CNVA efforts began to...
Dates: 1958-1968

Robin Harper Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Harper, Robin
Overview

Robin Harper is active in the peace movement. During the 1950s and 1960s he protested nuclear weapons and missile defense systems. The papers in this collection reflect that involvement.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1957-1967

Dorothy Marder Collection

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-233
Overview Dorothy Marder was a photographer and photojournalist, peace activist, Lesbian and Gay community member, counselor, and disabilities advocate. Her most extensive photographic work concerned women's peace activism (especially Women Strike for Peace), in the New York, New York area between the late 1960s through the 1980s Many of her photographs appeared in peace movement and alternative press publications. Marder photographed well-known peace activists, feminists, and political figures of the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1971-1999

Nuclear Resister Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-261
Overview In 1980, Jack and Felice Cohen-Joppa became co-coordinators of the National No-Nukes Prison Support Collective, which educated about peace issues and advocate for imprisoned anti-nuclear activists. The Cohen-Joppas also published The Nuclear Resister newsletter as an essential element of this work. In 1988 the organization changed its name to The Nuclear Resister. The function of the Nuclear Resister was to provide comprehensive reporting on arrests for anti-nuclear civil resistance in the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1980-

Marjorie Swann and Robert Swann Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-264
Overview

The Swanns were Quaker peace activitists who were particularly well known for their part in nonviolent direct action against nuclear weapons testing and deployment in the 1950s-1960s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

George Willoughby and Lillian Willoughby Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-236
Overview

George Willoughby (December 9, 1914 - January 5, 2010) and Lillian Willoughby (c. 1916 - January 15, 2009) were Quaker activists who took part in nonviolent protests against war, conducted nonviolence trainings in India and other countries, and advocated for preservation of land in New Jersey and elsewhere.

Dates: 1931-2010

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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
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War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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Golden Rule (Ketch) 3
Omaha Action (Project) 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
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New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Swann, Marjorie 2
Swann, Robert S. 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Annual Training Institute in Non-Violence, Grindstone Island (Portland, Ontario, Canada) 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Cohen-Joppa, Felice, 1959- 1
Cohen-Joppa, Jack, 1956- 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Harper, Robin M., 1928- 1
Haworth, Neil D. 1
Herrick, Scott 1
Identity House (New York, N.Y.) 1
Keyes, Gene 1
Lakey, George 1
Lazar, Edward 1
Marder, Dorothy, 1926-2007 1
McReynolds, David 1
Movement for a New Society 1
National No-Nukes Prison Support Collective (U.S.) 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 1
Nuclear Resister (Organization) 1
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 1
Peace Brigades International 1
Peacemaker Movement 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Polaris Action 1
Prayer and Conscience Vigil, Washington, D.C., 1957 1
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Salstrom, F. Paul 1
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
United States. War Relocation Authority 1
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Walk for Peace (Project) 1
Willoughby, Lillian, 1915-2009 1
Women Strike for Peace 1
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